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Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area


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2022 population: 765,424   ( 119,811 from 2010)
Land area: 2683.5 square miles
Population density: 285.2 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:517,708 67.64% 10.4%
Black:44,2795.78% 23.4%
Indian:4,5610.60% 18.2%
Asian:25,6593.35% 38.1%
2+ races:30,8694.03% 39.9%
Hispanic:142,34818.60% 49.9%
Total non-White:247,71632.36% 40.3%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:21,132 14.0
Deaths:14,0169.3
Net Migration: 2,3011.5
Net Immigration: 5190.3
Change in White population:48,613 7.5
Change in Non-White pop.:71,198 11.0




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
645,613
469,09572.66%
35,8965.56%
3,8600.60%
18,5782.88%
22,0633.42%
94,95914.71%
176,51827.34%

2000
537,484
412,92176.82%
32,5026.05%
3,4630.64%
14,0672.62%
14,4102.68%
59,11911.00%
124,56323.18%

1990
409,482
335,62581.96%
27,4526.70%
3,0800.75%
9,5582.33%
n/a
33,7678.25%
73,85718.04%

1980
317,458
266,02283.80%
18,8105.93%
1,4100.44%
5,3761.69%
n/a
25,4188.01%
51,43616.20%

1970
239,288
205,07785.70%
11,1904.68%
5960.25%
1,3240.55%
n/a
20,2038.44%
34,211 14.30%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
82,028 15.3
31,6595.9
29,9205.6
5,5241.0
56,174 10.5
51,955 9.7
1990's
NumberRate
79,114 19.3
25,9276.3
53,75913.1
4,2071.0
77,296 18.9
50,706 12.4
1980's
NumberRate
71,669 22.6
19,739 6.2
42,497 13.4
n/a
69,603 21.9
22,421 7.1
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
34,112 14.3
n/a
60,945 25.5
17,225 7.2

Age, Family & Household Data for Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
35.3
175,943 23.0%
589,481 77.0%
103,256 13.5%
287,411
2.55
193,762 67.4%
152,507 78.7%
14,493 7.5%
93,649 32.6%

2010
NumberPercent
34.6
167,456 25.9%
478,157 74.1%
65,074 10.1%
245,764
2.55
167,423 68.1%
129,259 77.2%
17,263 10.3%
78,341 31.9%

2000
NumberPercent
33.2
147,465 27.4%
390,019 72.6%
46,082 8.6%
200,579
2.60
141,012 70.3%
114,349 81.1%
13,111 9.3%
59,567 29.7%

1990
NumberPercent
30.4
112,678 27.5%
296,804 72.5%
32,576 8.0%
151,981
2.59
108,579 71.4%
90,737 83.6%
9,929 9.1%
43,402 28.6%

1980
NumberPercent
27.1
93,044 29.3%
224,414 70.7%
21,383 6.7%
111,070
2.72
82,198 74.0%
70,675 86.0%
7,031 8.6%
28,872 26.0%

2022 Housing Data for Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units303,174 
Median Value$391,161 
Occupied287,41194.8%
Vacant15,7635.2%
Owned191,94166.8%
Rented95,47033.2%
Median Rent$1,511 
Single-Family Units229,12075.6%
    Detached206,04268.0%
    Attached23,0787.6%
Buldings with 5+ Units49,40816.3%
Mobile Homes9,2833.1%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,00010,4743.6%
$10,000 to $14,9997,1022.5%
$15,000 to $19,9997,1792.5%
$20,000 to $24,9997,9542.8%
$25,000 to $29,9999,3073.2%
$30,000 to $34,9998,8333.1%
$35,000 to $39,99910,0523.5%
$40,000 to $44,99910,1143.5%
$45,000 to $49,9999,0623.2%
$50,000 to $59,99920,7747.2%
$60,000 to $74,99929,77010.4%
$75,000 to $99,99940,43914.1%
$100,000 to $124,99932,17611.2%
$125,000 to $149,99923,8768.3%
$150,000 to $199,99928,76610.0%
$200,000 or more31,53311.0%
Median Household Income82,245 
Per Capita Income41,459 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.106 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI10,7753.7%
Public Assistance6,8192.4%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps27,1839.5%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed279,92268.6%
Unemployed15,3943.8%
In Armed Forces26,5146.5%
Total Labor Force321,83078.8%
Not in Labor Force86,48421.2%
Real Unemployment Rate 25.0%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector126,43098,24056.3%
Non-Profit12,09021,77935.7%
Self-Employed21,59115,60258.1%
Local Government11,51716,67140.9%
State Government3,6095,49339.7%
Federal Government13,7116,17768.9%
Total Private + Self148,021113,84256.5%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.40,92750,12045.0%
Total188,948163,96253.5%
Pct. Govt.16.2%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts61,78617.5%
Sales and Office Occupations72,57620.5%
Professional, Technical97,48127.6%
Service Occupations58,08316.4%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing7260.2%
All others63,86718.1%
White Collar 65.5%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance49,140426.6%
Retail trade39,508343.0%
Professional, scientific, technical35,155305.2%
Educational services34,427298.9%
Construction27,472238.5%
Accommodation and food services24,542213.1%
Manufacturing20,991182.2%
Other services20,222175.6%
Public administration18,911164.2%
Finance and insurance18,599161.5%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.15,985138.8%
Transportation and warehousing13,020113.0%
Information8,91977.4%
Arts, entertainment, recreation8,00769.5%
Real estate and rental and leasing7,30463.4%
Wholesale trade5,54448.1%
Utilities3,25728.3%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1,66814.5%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction7856.8%
Management3372.9%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican80,96110.72%
Puerto Rican10,7991.43%
Cuban2,6030.34%
Dominican1,2600.17%
Total Central American6,1410.81%
Costa Rican1560.02%
Guatemalan1,2240.16%
Honduran1,3910.18%
Nicaraguan5790.08%
Panamanian1,3330.18%
Salvadoran1,3650.18%
Other Central American930.01%
Total South American4,8540.64%
Argentinean5380.07%
Bolivian910.01%
Chilean4280.06%
Colombian1,7790.24%
Ecuadorian3960.05%
Paraguayan10.00%
Peruvian1,1480.15%
Uruguayan80.00%
Venezuelan4650.06%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic28,3533.75%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Filipino5,1600.68%
Korean4,1810.55%
Chinese2,8710.38%
Indian1,8830.25%
Vietnamese1,7390.23%
Japanese1,6490.22%
Thai3450.05%
Taiwanese2380.03%
Laotian1730.02%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English630,41989.0%
Spanish49,5647.0%
German, other Germanic5,2660.7%
Other Indo-European4,1800.6%
Korean3,1840.4%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic3,1550.4%
Other Asian2,8770.4%
Tagalog2,4400.3%
Other2,3930.3%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German133,77217.7%
English86,74611.5%
Irish78,76910.4%
Italian34,3834.6%
American31,6344.2%
European22,9723.0%
Scottish19,8762.6%
French17,9812.4%
Polish17,8712.4%
Norwegian15,6232.1%
Swedish13,7121.8%
Dutch9,9071.3%
Scotch-Irish9,4601.3%
Welsh6,1600.8%
British5,7680.8%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen734,20597.2%
Not a citizen20,8762.8%
Native704,89993.4%
Foreign-born50,1826.6%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
8,953 1.8%16,513 3.3%98,951 19.9%174,024 34.9%121,891 24.5%77,856 15.6%
  Average years of education: 14.2
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 8,953 1.8%
9-12 Years 16,513 3.3%
H.S. Grad or GED 98,951 19.9%
Some College 174,024 34.9%
Bach. Degree 121,891 24.5%
Grad Degree 77,856 15.6%
Average years of education: 14.2

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 398,392 370,664 27,728 7.0%
1991 404,200 376,438 27,762 6.9%
1992 416,868 386,564 30,304 7.3%
1993 437,682 409,886 27,796 6.4%
1994 472,512 449,868 22,644 4.8%
1995 501,224 479,078 22,146 4.4%
1996 518,128 494,346 23,782 4.6%
1997 532,590 512,606 19,984 3.8%
1998 549,800 526,602 23,198 4.2%
1999 562,276 542,920 19,356 3.4%
2000 552,858 536,824 16,034 2.9%
2001 562,548 538,914 23,634 4.2%
2002 575,860 540,480 35,380 6.1%
2003 585,784 549,200 36,584 6.2%
2004 597,774 563,426 34,348 5.7%
2005 605,820 573,746 32,074 5.3%
2006 621,002 592,760 28,242 4.5%
2007 625,158 598,936 26,222 4.2%
2008 629,084 593,400 35,684 5.7%
2009 626,714 573,498 53,216 8.5%
2010 635,318 573,240 62,078 9.8%
2011 637,908 577,936 59,972 9.4%
2012 636,110 579,152 56,958 9.0%
2013 636,664 587,220 49,444 7.8%
2014 636,230 598,232 37,998 6.0%
2015 637,994 609,800 28,194 4.4%
2016 652,762 629,334 23,428 3.6%
2017 674,168 653,678 20,490 3.0%
2018 693,266 668,034 25,232 3.6%
2019 707,316 684,990 22,326 3.2%
2020 714,208 662,200 52,008 7.3%
2021 735,138 693,502 41,636 5.7%
2022 744,374 720,214 24,160 3.2%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com